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WATCH: 10 of the most viewed Storm Doris videos

Storm Doris battered the UK yesterday and much of it was captured on video.

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Boredom in Britain at a new low

Boredom in Britain at a new low

Boredom in Britain is at an all-time low - thanks to our our SMARTPHONES.

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Secretary of the British Stickmakers Guild Ian Moore with Lizz Clarke

Top stick makers set to show their skills in Warwickshire

One of the country’s more obscure competitions will be coming to Warwickshire this summer for the first time.

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A Harris hawk

Hawk goes missing in Cubbington

A female harris hawk has gone missing from the Cubbington and Stareton area.

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Drugs firms profiteer from NHS by hiking cancer drugs prices

Drugs firms profiteer from NHS by hiking cancer drugs prices

Drug companies are profiteering from the NHS to the tune of £1 billion because they have unjustifiably hiked prices of cancer medicine, experts warn.

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One in ten Brits never have a good morning

One in ten Brits never have a good morning

One in ten Brits reckon they NEVER have a good morning - and a quarter seldom enjoying more than two good mornings a week, a study has found.

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What is the most important ingredient in your full English breakfast?

What is the most important ingredient in your full English breakfast?

For many Brits there’s nothing better than a greasy, full English but with so much to include on the plate, what’s your must-have ingredient?

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French plaits, Barbie’s boyfriend and Olly Murs songs - things only dads of daughters will know

French plaits, Barbie’s boyfriend and Olly Murs songs - things only dads of daughters will know

How to French plait, who Barbie’s boyfriend is and all the words to Olly Murs’ ‘Troublemaker’ are just some of the things only Dads of Daughters will know, according to a new survey.

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’Pointless’ work performance reviews driving workers to tears

’Pointless’ work performance reviews driving workers to tears

Most workers believe that performance reviews are a waste of time, a new study has found.

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The advert for Naturist Cleaners. (Photo: Facebook)

Naked female cleaners wanted to clean houses in Warwickshire totally nude for £45 an hour

Naked female cleaners are being sought to clean houses for £45 an hour - on condition they do it in the nude.

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35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

Take a look around your office. If a new study is to be believed, 35 per cent of your colleagues have taken a nap on the job and got away with it. And only 12 per cent say they have had been disciplined by their boss for sleeping at work.

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Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year

Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year

The average mum will fall ill 324 times over their youngster’s childhood with colds and bugs passed on to them by their offspring, a study has found.

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British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

Britain is among the top five countries worldwide for mothers drinking during pregnancy, according to new research.

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Majority support raising tax to support struggling NHS

Majority support raising tax to support struggling NHS

The NHS dominated headlines this week after the Red Cross declared it a “humanitarian crisis” but latest research from YouGov suggests the public are willing to pay a little extra to support the struggling health service.

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Kitchen Hob the most reliable home appliance

Kitchen Hob the most reliable home appliance

If you’re wondering what’s going to go wrong next in your household - it might be the freestanding cooker you bought ten years ago.

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Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Whether it’s a quick coffee or chipping in for a colleague’s birthday present, office workers can expect to spend over £40,000 in a lifetime on workplace costs.

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The average Brit spends 20 months of life in a huff, Donald Trump and Piers Morgan partly to blame

The average Brit spends 20 months of life in a huff, Donald Trump and Piers Morgan partly to blame

The average Brit will spend one year and eight months of their life in a bad mood, a study has found.

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This sheep had a baaad day after getting her head stuck in a traffic cone in the middle of a field in Hertfordshire on 4 December. The RSPCA have released their top ten most bizarre animal rescues of 2016 - including a sheep with a TRAFFIC CONE stuck on its head and a snake trapped in a VACUUM CLEANER. See News Team story NTIRESCUE; Hilarious pictures also show a seagull that fell into a vat of curry and turned orange, a dog with its head stuck in a fence and a cow firmly wedged in an animal feeder. Other strange call-outs this year include a cat that climbed in a parcel and survived being posted 260 miles while another puss got stuck in a stair lift. A spokesman for the animal charity said: "Animals really do the funniest things. "But sometimes, they need a little help getting themselves out of the trouble they find themselves in and the RSPCA is always there to help."

RSPCA release hilarious pictures of the year’s weirdest animal rescues

The RSPCA have released their top ten most bizarre animal rescues of 2016 - including a sheep with a TRAFFIC CONE stuck on its head and a snake trapped in a VACUUM CLEANER.

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An extra second added

VIDEO: Why your New Year’s Eve countdown will be longer than normal

This New Year’s Eve countdown will be longer than normal - but just by a second.

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